Tag Archives: basketball

Dylan Mitchard: Betgenius – Live basketball betting a data-driven success

As turnover on in-play basketball continues to rise, Dylan Mitchard, Business Development Manager at Betgenius, looks at how further investment into data capture technology will deliver an even more engaging and profitable product for bookies… ______________ A regular in the top-three betting sports in key European markets, basketball’s importance to bookmakers has never been greater. The majority of our clients …

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FIBA deepens partnership commitment with Genius Sports

World governing body for professional basketball FIBA has extended and its legacy partnership with Genius Sports, covering multiple data and technology disciplines. Expanding a partnership that has existed since 2004, FIBA and Genius Sports will continue to work closely together improving professional basketball’s data and digital infrastructures, providing support to over ‘200 leagues and federations worldwide’. New partnership directives, see …

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VSODDS.BET aims to elevate engagement with sportsbook launch

With the launch of its new sportsbook, VSODDS.BET is aiming to place a greater focus on betting traders, offering only pre-match, fixed odds to players in core markets around the world. The Curaçao-licensed operator offers odds and markets across a wide range of sports, including Football, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Formula One, American Football, Ice Hockey and Handball, with more to …

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BetVictor’s Eoin Ryan: Evolving the PriceItUp feature

Allowing punters to create their own bets is a feature that’s grown exponentially in recent years, over the coming season operators are aiming to further enhance the levels of control that users have over betting markets. We spoke to BetVictor’s head of product, Eoin Ryan about the importance of personalisation, as well as how the “PriceItUp” feature can continue to …

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ESSA reports 50 suspicious betting alerts in 2018’s first quarter

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International betting integrity body ESSA has published its integrity report for the first quarter of 2018, reporting 50 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the period. Breaking down those figures sees nine sports involved, with tennis having the most cases with 27, followed by eleven cases in football and four in table tennis. Of the rest, both …

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US sports players associations speak out on PASPA

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Players associations representing athletes across four key sports within the United States have joined together to release a statement regarding the prospect of legalised sports betting within the country. Union’s for professional players across baseball (MLBPA), basketball (NBPA), American football (NFLPA) and ice hockey (NHLPA), have today (Thursday April 12) issued the following statement: “Given the pending Supreme Court decision regarding …

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Winning Post – Spain’s draft budget proposes good news for betting operators

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. UK: Gambling and gender – what crisis? Gambling has been on the wrong side of practically every issue recently, especially in the UK. Entirely separately to gambling’s regular whipping, there has been …

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Sam Hill: Betgenius – Why basketball’s global expansion is netting big profits for sportsbooks

With domestic basketball leagues underway across the globe, bookmakers are preparing for what will undoubtedly be the biggest betting season the sport has ever seen. Sam Hill Business Development Director for Betgenius details basketball’s unique intricacies, detailing to stakeholders the requirements needed to develop effective betting markets… ______________________ Over the past couple of years, we have seen basketball overtake tennis …

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Ninca90 secures back to back World Tipster titles

Nemanja Dojcinovic, also known by his community name of Ninca90, has been named World Tipster Champion 2017 by bettingexpert.com. The defending champion made a total of 7,123 tips and secured a total unit profit of 5,268, with 54.3% of his winning tips coming from Basketball, followed by football (31.9%), handball (6.4%), tennis (5.3%) and ice hockey (2.1%). Dojcinovic secured a €10,000 …

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Basketball royalty to appear at Global Gaming Expo

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NBA legend and two time hall of famer Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson is to deliver a keynote address at next month’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. Johnson is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion dollars. The ex Los Angeles Lakers Point Guard is to deliver a …

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